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Bather or Nymph Entering Her Bath


Soft-paste porcelain: unglazed biscuit figure and on a separate soft-paste porcelain and polychrome glazed base (one reserve with a trophy and three with flower garlands with blue ground and parcel gilt) read more

Meissen Porcelain


In 1997, the New Orleans Museum of Art received one of the most significant gifts to the Decorative Arts collection in NOMA’s history: the H. Lloyd Hawkins, Jr. Collection of nearly 350 works by the renowned Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of… read more

French Ceramics


French ceramics is another strength of NOMA’s collection, with a major emphasis on the porcelains of Paris from circa 1770 to circa 1870. The Paris porcelain collection at NOMA is the only one in the United States to survey the… read more

Decorative Art


The Decorative Arts Department of the New Orleans Museum of Art is the largest division of the permanent collection, with more than 15,000 works of art. The collection ranges from antiquity to the present and from a myriad of cultures… read more



The Museum’s collection of Chinese ceramic art includes examples from the Neolithic to the end of the imperial era, exploring the earthenware, stoneware and porcelain traditions in China. Highlights in this rich collection include a fine selection of Song ceramics… read more

Book Club Events


NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART BOOK CLUB FELIX J. DREYFOUS LIBRARY OCTOBER 2012 – SEPTEMBER 2013 To join the NOMA Book Club and to RSVP for meetings call Sheila Cork (Librarian) at 504-658-4117 or email at The Museum Shop… read more



MASS PRODUCED as been extended! This exhibition aims to examine the impact of industrial techniques on mass-produced objects for the home. The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the quantity and types of merchandise available for purchase, largely due to… read more

Book Club: Meet Miki Pfeffer


Wednesday, December 10: Meet the Author. Join Miki Pfeffer and learn about her new book Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women’s Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World’s Fair. Come along to hear Miki discuss her book… read more

Modern & Contemporary American Art


NOMA’s collection of American Modern and Contemporary art ranges from the Impressionism of Mary Cassatt to the modernism of Georgia O’Keeffe, from the Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock to the dynamic and varied work of contemporary artists. Also noteworthy is… read more